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Washington Post Business
Sep 27, 2020

Nationals fans lost their ballpark this season. They lost their World Series celebration, too.
Has baseball been this soothing lighthouse, a guide toward a sliver of normal in the novel coronavirus pandemic? Or, in Washington, did it only lead to more stress?

Washington Post Business
Sep 27, 2020

Oil Heavyweights Look Ready for a Showdown
Saudi Arabia and Russia don't agree on how to approach faltering oil demand. We've already seen where such a standoff can lead.

Washington Post Business
Sep 27, 2020

Miners Carve Themselves an Ugly Heritage
Rio Tinto's demolition of a 46,000-year-old Australian site has highlighted the need to better protect Aboriginal land rights.

Washington Post Business
Sep 27, 2020

Montana judge ousts Trump's temporary Bureau of Land Management director, casting doubt on range of decisions
A Montana judge ruled Friday that William Perry Pendley, the effective director of the Bureau of Land Management, had failed to get Senate approval and had stayed beyond the limit allowed under the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998. As a result, his actions while at BLM for more than a year might be invalid, throwing into doubt a wide range of decisions.

Washington Post Business
Sep 27, 2020

U.S. restricts tech exports to China's biggest semiconductor manufacturer in escalation of trade tensions
U.S. companies have been notified that they will now need a license to export certain technology to Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp., according to a copy of the Commerce Department letter reviewed by The Washington Post.

Washington Post Business
Sep 26, 2020

The Future of Luxury Is in Wellness, Watches and Possibly Weed
There's reason to be optimistic that the luxury goods industry will rebound from Covid-19, but expect an M&A frenzy when it does.

Washington Post Business
Sep 26, 2020

If We Can't Ban Nukes, Let's Stigmatize Them
A UN treaty to eliminate nuclear weapons has no chance whatsoever of achieving its stated goal. We should support it all the more.

Washington Post Business
Sep 26, 2020

One Pandemic Later, Direct Listings See Some Blue Sky
Hot technology startups have traditionally raised the cash they needed to break into the big time through initial public offerings. IPOs became synonymous with instant wealth for company founders and those lucky enough to buy those shiny new shares. Then music-streaming service Spotify Technology SA went a different route, going public through a method called direct listing. Why a direct listing? While Spotify didn't need new cash, its investors wanted to cash out. Workplace messaging platform S

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

One Pandemic Later, Direct Listings See Some Blue Sky: QuickTake
Hot technology startups have traditionally raised the cash they needed to break into the big time through initial public offerings. IPOs became synonymous with instant wealth for company founders and those lucky enough to buy those shiny new shares. Then music-streaming service Spotify Technology SA went a different route, going public through a method called direct listing. Why a direct listing? While Spotify didn't need new cash, its investors wanted to cash out. Workplace messaging platform S

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

87 percent of websites are tracking you. This new tool will let you run a creepiness check.
You can scan any website for privacy — trackers, cookies, and even keyloggers — with the free Blacklight from The Markup.

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

USPS close to settlement with 19 states on election mail, service delays, sources say
State officials hope an agreement will act as a firewall against challenges from President Trump on the legitimacy of vote-by-mail.

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

‘Hades' is a storytelling masterclass with ample lessons for other games
Good writing can rescue you from routine.

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

Here's how League of Legends Esports plans to keep its players safe from covid-19 at Worlds
What happens to the competition if a player tests positive for covid-19? Riot says it hasn't yet decided.

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

How the U.K. Is Joining Nations Fighting to Save Jobs
Governments facing a choice between supporting jobs or letting the economy take its course in the pandemic are frequently opting to back their workers, even if measures may only offer temporary relief. U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak's introduction of a new six-month scheme to subsidize wages of people in part-time work, even as an earlier program was being phased out, is just one example of a global phenomenon.

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

China's Finance World Opens Up to Foreigners, Sort Of
Even as the trade war was crimping the flow of goods between the U.S. and China, the Chinese government was opening doors in another arena: Inviting in more foreign banks, insurance providers and other financial services companies. China has also been making it easier for foreigners to buy its stocks and bonds — something many fund managers are required to do now that major index compilers are including Chinese assets in their gauges -- to the growing dismay of some U.S. politicians. The take-up

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

Investors Gamble on a Bidding War for William Hill
Apollo is facing off with former LBO Caesars Entertainment for U.K. bookie William Hill. The last time it got into such a situation, it ended badly.

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

Small investors have pushed big companies toward social change. A new SEC rule will limit their influence.
Shareholder proposals from small investors are credited with pushing big companies to improve their record over the past decade on social issues such as climate change, social justice and human rights.

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

Covid's Emotional Toll on the World's Youngsters
A new survey lays bare the intangible consequences of illness, lockdown and quarantine on the world's children.

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

A landmark house, a world-class garden
HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The Seilheimers prepare to leave their stately hilltop haven in Orange, Va.

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

How Harley-Davidson Lost Its Rumble in India
Departure of the American motorcycle icon reflects poorly on both company and Modi's economic program.

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

Stop telling Black people we could close the wealth gap if we valued education more
Black parents feel it's very important that their children earn a college degree, Michelle Singletary writes. But a degree doesn't necessarily confer the same advantages it does for Whites.

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

How the Virus Can Stall China's Electric Vehicle Plan
Before the coronavirus outbreak, 2020 was to be a crucial year for automakers selling electric vehicles in China, with several industry titans opening factories and rolling out new models. The country already has more EVs than any other, thanks to government policies encouraging production and generous subsidies to help consumers buy them. But sales had been sputtering even before the pandemic due to a slowing economy. While electrification may be an irreversible trend, the shift is slow.

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

Why Modi's Laws to Liberalize Farming Worry Farmers
New legislation in India aims to fundamentally overhaul the way farm goods are produced and sold in the country of 1.3 billion people, almost half of whom depend on agriculture for their livelihood. A decades-old system of farmers selling mainly through state-run wholesale markets is being opened up in what Prime Minister Narendra Modi says marks a watershed moment that will help make India more self-reliant. Opposition parties and even one of Modi's allies say it will leave those working the la

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

What's at Stake in Chile Debate Over New Constitution
Citizens of Chile are scheduled to vote Oct. 25 on a referendum that may clear the way for a re-write of the country's constitution, a key demand stemming from a period of civil unrest in late 2019. Polls show support for a new constitution at about 70%, though the issue is provoking acrimonious debate. For those on the left, overhauling the charter drawn up during the 1973-1990 military dictatorship is the only way to hold together a nation riven by months of violent protests and secure improve

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

Who's Succeeding Against the Coronavirus and Why
Eight months after the coronavirus outbreak was declared a global health emergency, countries around the world have seen vastly different results from their efforts to fight the pandemic. The outcomes have been driven by factors both in and out of the control of individual nations, with some common threads emerging:

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

Virus's unseen hot zone: The American farm
As American growers harvested summer crops, the migration of seasonal farmworkers who were infected with the virus represented a growing health and humanitarian crisis.

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

The new corporate swag: Branded masks, sanitizer spray bottles and Zoom vanity light rings
For businesses such as Lemonade, whose executives appeared in branded masks for their IPO, it's a chance to demonstrate their socially conscious identity

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

Getting Real About Electric Cars,  Batteries and Hype
The GM-Nikola fiasco should make investors take a harder look at where the value really lies.

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

How the U.K. Is Joining Nations Fighting to Save Jobs: QuickTake
Governments facing a choice between supporting jobs or letting the economy take its course in the pandemic are frequently opting to back their workers, even if measures may only offer temporary relief. U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak's introduction of a new six-month scheme to subsidize wages of people in part-time work, even as an earlier program was being phased out, is just one example of a global phenomenon.

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

Banker Culture Slips In the Pandemic
Bank executives are worried about continued remote working. After all, being away from the office is bound to affect how employees behave.

Washington Post Business
Sep 25, 2020

Chanel Designs a Fabulously Fashionable Bond
The luxury company's debut debt will pay out a penalty if Chanel fails to hit its green targets. That's to be applauded.

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

Another 870,000 workers filed for jobless benefits last week
"There's nothing surprising in this," said Heidi Shierholz, an economist at the Economic Policy Institute. "It's just an ongoing crisis in the labor market."

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

Banning Gas-Powered Cars Can't Happen Soon Enough
California's prohibition on the sale of new fossil-fuel cars from 2035 doesn't seem all that radical.

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

Amazon announces new video game streaming service, partnership with Ubisoft
Amazon will wade into the game-streaming waters already occupied by Microsoft and Google.

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

Amazon's new security drone pushes the boundaries of surveillance, again
Amazon's new product lineup again pushed the boundaries of where and how we bring surveillance into our lives.

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

How patience and partnership built a billion-dollar data center business
Byrne Murphy and Bill Conway brought DigiPlex back from the brink with their personal money, granular management and a long-term mindset.

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

Homeowners collaborate with designers and elevate a project to success
Clients can benefit by listening, asking questions and embracing patience

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

How Biden Might Change Trump's Immigration Policies
Long before the U.S. tightened its borders to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, President Donald Trump set about reshaping America's immigration system with a nationalist and isolationist bent.

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

Coronavirus may just sink the world's video game museums
When people go to a video game museum, they want to play video games. That's a big obstacle to reopening.

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

Facebook removes Russian networks tied to intelligence services that interfered in the U.S. in 2016
The accounts seemed to be focused on Europe and Asia, but the takedown shows Russia is still active in posting disinformation.

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region
The Washington Post's picks of noteworthy residences on the market.

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

Employers are adding high-tech solutions to solve a low-tech problem: Getting more sleep
Some employers are shifting from simply talking about better sleep — or giving employees tools to track it — to helping them with what to do about it.

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

Publicly traded firms paid dividends, bought their own stock after receiving PPP loans to pay employees
Financial records show that a number of publicly traded firms paid dividends and bought back stock after receiving taxpayer-backed SBA loans.

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

Study: D.C. is among the least affordable places to buy a home
TOWN SQUARE | In the District, the median household income covers 13.5 percent of the median home price.

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

Supreme Court brinkmanship, ‘anarchist' cities are latest stops on road to autocracy
Experts on authoritarianism have expressed alarm over the use of federal powers and agencies to monitor, attack and punish perceived political opponents.

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

The companies that are pledging not to lay off workers amid the coronavirus unemployment crisis
A record 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week. But some companies pledged to hold off on job cuts, and are offering workers a financial cushion.

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

Hydrogen Breaks Through as the Hottest Thing in Green Energy
Wind and solar power are the main focus in the fight against climate change, but there are sources of greenhouse gases they can't clean up. Manufacturing steel, cement and chemicals has traditionally required fossil fuels, either to burn to create the extreme temperatures needed, or as raw materials and catalysts for chemical reactions. That's why hydrogen is becoming the new climate bet. It burns far more cleanly than fossil fuels, can stand in for carbon in some reactions and so-called green h

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

Internal USPS documents link changes behind mail slowdowns to top executives
Newly obtained records appear in conflict with months of Postal Service assertions that blamed lower-level managers for strategies tied to delivery delays.

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

Mortgage rates rise amid positive housing news
The average for the popular 30-year fixed rate mortgage rose to 2.90 percent this week, still near historic lows.

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

My co-workers won't wear face masks and it's stressing me out
A junior staffer is instructed by bosses to "call them out" if they forget to wear masks at work. But they're still not changing their careless ways.

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

Netflix Needs Its Own ‘90 Day Fiance'
Discovery Inc. is quietly nailing guilty-pleasure reality-TV programming on its TLC and HGTV channels. Netflix and HBO should take notice.

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

This $3.4 Billion Suez Crisis Looked Avoidable
Weeks of backroom talks have only led to an increasingly bitter feud.

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

WeWork proposes post-coronavirus changes to shared-office layouts
The plan calls for "buffer seating," sanitizer stations in common rooms and one-way hallway traffic patterns to avoid "bottlenecks"

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

Why the Strongman of Belarus Is Fighting for Survival: QuickTake
President Alexander Lukashenko remained mired in the biggest political crisis of his 26-year rule in Belarus as riot police confronted daily street protests that showed little sign of fading over the outcome of the Aug. 9 election, which critics denounced as rigged. His bid for a sixth consecutive term seemed a formality until opposition groups united behind a little-known challenger. As events unfolded, Russia, the European Union and the U.S. were jostling for influence in this strategically im

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

Why the WTO Is Caught in Trump's Trade-War Crossfire
After a quarter century serving as the global arbiter of commerce, the World Trade Organization is facing an existential moment in an era of rising protectionism. The U.S. under President Donald Trump has called for a fundamental reset at the institution and sabotaged its ability to settle disputes. A key U.S. goal at the WTO has been to challenge China's state-led approach to trade and investment, an aim shared by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. Acknowledging that the WTO has faile

Washington Post Business
Sep 24, 2020

Working From Home in a Pandemic Is Not Shirking It
Earning a salary while staying safe at home is a luxury. But the drawbacks shouldn't be ignored, either.

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

When race, fandom and pop-music dollars collide
Black K-pop artists and fans struggle to fit into a genre quickly going mainstream. Their sense of isolation is emblematic of the growing pains of K-pop, as the multibillion-dollar industry tries to respond to the demands of the Black Lives Matter movement and overcome the missteps of the past.

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

Wells Fargo CEO apologizes after blaming shortage of Black talent for bank's lack of diversity
Charlie Scharf apologized in a memo to the entire company "for making an insensitive comment reflecting my own unconscious bias."

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

Trump eyes ‘concrete legal steps' against social media sites for alleged bias against conservatives
The Justice Department asked Congress on Wednesday to adopt a new law that could hold Facebook, Google and Twitter legally accountable for the way they handle some controversial content on the Web, as the Trump administration ratchets up its attacks on social media sites ahead of the 2020 election.

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

Trump insists protesters are throwing Bumble Bee tuna cans, in the midst of pandemic tuna shortage
Trump insists protesters are now throwing Bumble Bee tuna cans, in the midst of pandemic tuna shortage

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

TikTok asks court for injunction to stall impending ban
TikTok has withdrawn its lawsuit against the Trump administration as it works against a deadline to avoid a deal in the U.S.

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

Top CEOs call for ‘major' coronavirus stimulus to keep economy from backsliding
Though business conditions and outlooks have improved, the Business Roundtable survey says the path to economic recovery remains fragile.

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

Spoofing
It's a new crime but it isn't new. It has a silly name but it's no joke. Spoofing, a way to manipulate financial markets for illegitimate profit, is blamed for undermining the integrity of trading and contributing to the scariest crash since the financial crisis. Spoofers trick other investors into buying or selling by entering their own buy or sell orders with no intention of filling them. That creates fake demand that pushes prices up or down. Long considered disreputable but rarely dangerous,

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

Tesla built a network of connected cars. What happens when it goes down?
Owners reported their cars weren't connecting to the Internet Wednesday, though the issue appeared to have been resolved a short time later.

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

Now is not the time to mess with Social Security
With the stock markets on a wild ride for much of 2020, the predictability and reliability of Social Security are more important to Americans than ever.

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

Peloton Gets Wake-Up Call With Amazon Prime Bike Scare
After a surge in demand from homebound fitness buffs, Peloton faces a raft of challenges and potential stiff competition from heavy hitters.

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

Explaining Kurzarbeit, or Saving Jobs the German Way
The state-funded German safety net known as Kurzarbeit, which keeps salaries flowing to employees even when their work has dried up, is getting renewed attention as governments around the world grapple with the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. Countries from France to Italy and the U.K. have rolled out similar schemes, and have been discussing whether to prolong them. Germany's relatively contained rise in unemployment stands in stark contrast to the U.S. labor market experience, un

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

Disney, signaling coronavirus effects will last well into next year, announces months-long delays for its biggest movies
Another brutal coronavirus move

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

Amy and Mike Morhaime take questions about their new venture, Dreamhaven
Two of the founders of Dreamhaven delve deeper into their vision for their new game development and publishing company.

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

Cranky customers, masked smiles redefine workplace culture: ‘Feels like we're strangers'
In another outgrowth of the pandemic, service sector workers say they are losing out on tips and other pay predicated on engaging customers.

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

Blacklisting U.S. Tech Would Highlight China's Own Weakness
A ban of American companies will likely backfire.

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

Bloomingdale: Once drug-ridden, now one of D.C.'s most-coveted addresses
Its rowhouses are architectural stars, but residents love its diversity and vibrancy even more.

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

Can Apple Watch Series 6 and Fitbit Sense accurately and reliably give blood-oxygen readings?
Both the Apple Watch Series 6 and Fitbit Sense have new blood-oxygen apps, but The Washington Post's Geoffrey Fowler says they're mostly useless.

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

Longtime Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime starting new game studios and publishing company
The beloved former chief executive is leading a sizable team of Blizzard alums in the development of two new games.

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

Luxury apartments open in Ballston, Va.
TOWN SQUARE | The apartments have floor-to-ceiling windows with black-out shades, plank flooring, a washer and dryer, barn doors, built-in bookcases and black matte fixtures.

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

The World's Oldest Bank Faces Yet Another Reckoning
Rome is sounding out UniCredit about buying a stake in Monte Paschi. Italian taxpayers may end up the victims again.

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

The new Apple Watch says my lungs may be sick. Or perfect. It can't decide.
Both the Apple Watch Series 6 and Fitbit Sense have new blood-oxygen apps. They're mostly useless.

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

What to consider when retiring and refinancing your home
REAL ESTATE MATTERS | Since the husband is considering retirement, he should not retire until they have completed the refinance.

Washington Post Business
Sep 23, 2020

Why ‘Carbon Neutral' Is the New Climate Change Mantra
The industrialized world has been spewing carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases faster than they can be contained for centuries. Climate change, and growing popular frustration about the inadequate response, is pushing countries to take action, or at least say they will. Becoming carbon neutral -- also known as climate-neutral or net zero -- is now a legal requirement in some countries, while European authorities are adopting legislation to become the first net zero continent. Even oil compa

Washington Post Business
Sep 22, 2020

Why Chinese and Indian Troops Are Clashing, Again
China and India, two nuclear-armed powers with a combined population of 2.7 billion, have gathered thousands of troops at a disputed border in a remote area of the Himalayas. It's the latest flare-up in a long history of border troubles between the two countries that includes a war in 1962 and a skirmish near Bhutan in 2017. The tensions along the 3,488 kilometer (2,167 miles) un-demarcated border come at a time of growing Chinese assertiveness and as India grapples with the coronavirus pandemic

Washington Post Business
Sep 22, 2020

Trump administration expected to urge state attorneys general to probe social media bias
The Wednesday meeting comes nearly four months after the president signed an executive order that opened the door for the federal government to oversee the way tech companies police political speech online.

Washington Post Business
Sep 22, 2020

Tesla's latest big unveiling isn't a car or truck: It's the battery tech that could power its future
The company aims to build a battery that can make the transition to electric vehicles more sustainable.

Washington Post Business
Sep 22, 2020

How Do People Catch Covid-19? Here's What Experts Say: QuickTake
In most cases, it's impossible to pinpoint how someone caught SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes Covid-19. It is too small to see with the naked eye, so its infectious journey can't be tracked from one person to another. That leaves scientists and health authorities gleaning the most likely transmission pathways from the available evidence and what's known about how other respiratory pathogens spread. Close personal contact with infected people via mouth and nose secretions was thought to b

Washington Post Business
Sep 22, 2020

New Trump administration rule could make it harder for gig and contract workers to have rights as employees
Under the new proposal, the Department of Labor — which has the power to investigate worker complaints about misclassification — said it would adopt a few guidelines to test whether workers should be considered employees or contractors.

Washington Post Business
Sep 22, 2020

Nearly 9 million people didn't get stimulus payments. A GAO report asks why the IRS isn't doing more to help.
The Government Accountability Office recommended that the Treasury Department and the IRS do more to update estimates of eligible recipients who have yet to file for a stimulus payment.

Washington Post Business
Sep 22, 2020

Trump administration expected to urge state attorneys general to probe social media bias at Wednesday meeting
The meeting between the administration and top Republican attorneys general threatens to escalate the White House's dispute with Silicon Valley as the industry is increasingly taking action against the president's most controversial posts.

Washington Post Business
Sep 22, 2020

U.S. companies make new vows to tackle carbon emissions, even as global action falls short
Morgan Stanley, Walmart and others at NYC's climate week make new vows to cut carbon emissions. Meanwhile General Electric announced it will no longer build new coal-fired power plants. And with the pandemic sweeping the country, climate week has been a lot quieter than it had been last year.

Washington Post Business
Sep 22, 2020

Where We Live | Bloomingdale in Northwest Washington
Residents are attracted by the architecture and sense of community.

Washington Post Business
Sep 22, 2020

Maple Lawn South works for this family
A couple with three kids deals with pandemic in a new home in Howard County, Md.

Washington Post Business
Sep 22, 2020

Let's Not Sleepwalk Into New European Lockdowns
Spain, France and the U.K. have a shot at turning things around provided Covid-19 fatigue doesn't take hold.

Washington Post Business
Sep 22, 2020

Tesla's latest big unveil isn't a car or truck: It's the battery tech that could power its future
Tesla built its name on electric vehicles that could travel hundreds of miles farther than their competitors. Now it aims to build a battery that can last four or five times the lifespan of a typical internal-combustion-engine car.

Washington Post Business
Sep 22, 2020

QAnon, the Conspiracy Theory Creeping Into U.S. Politics
Supporters of a U.S. conspiracy theory known as QAnon have been a feature on the fringes of American politics since late 2017. The internet-fueled movement has crept closer to the mainstream, with some believers advancing in campaigns for congressional seats and President Donald Trump, given the opportunity to throw cold water on the movement's rhetoric, choosing instead to say he appreciates how its adherents seem to like him.

Washington Post Business
Sep 22, 2020

Facebook deletes several fake Chinese accounts targeting Trump and Biden, in first takedown of its kind
The action underscored how online actors in China have taken an interest in election-year politics in the United States.

Washington Post Business
Sep 22, 2020

Democratic senators highlight continuing toll of covid-19 in nursing homes
A report by Sens. Bob Casey and Ron Wyden, citing federal data, criticized the Trump administration for doing too little to protect nursing home residents as the disease spiked in the Sun Belt states this summer.

Washington Post Business
Sep 22, 2020

Democrats seek investigation into Pentagon's coronavirus fund following Washington Post article
House and Senate Democrats criticized a Defense Department decision to re-purpose $1 billion in coronavirus funds and spend it on defense capabilities.

Washington Post Business
Sep 22, 2020

‘Going Under' gamifies toxic start-up culture and millennial work attitudes
A darkly funny game about the kind of work we do today.

Washington Post Business
Sep 22, 2020

Rival Premier League fans have long shared this soccer bar. Now it is in trouble.
Amid the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, soccer adversaries have joined forces to raise money for their beloved tavern.

Washington Post Business
Sep 22, 2020

Pentagon used taxpayer money meant for masks and swabs to make jet engine parts and body armor
Shortly after Congress passed the Cares Act, the Pentagon began directing pandemic-related money to defense contractors.

Washington Post Business
Sep 22, 2020

Powell and Mnuchin credit stimulus with boosting recovery, but calls for more aid go unanswered
The heads of the Federal Reserve and Treasury Department appear before Congress as negotiations around a new coronavirus relief bill have almost entirely fizzled.

Washington Post Business
Sep 22, 2020

Welcome to Woodstock 2020: Peace, love .?.?. and urban exiles fighting over real estate
The pandemic sent New York City residents relocating to the Catskills.

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